throw a tantrum

Meaning(s)

1. get angry

Popularity

Medium

Professional

Medium

Social

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the child threw a tantrum

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 A tamper is a display of childish or uncontrolled anger or frustration or temper. When you throw a tantrum you behave angrily similar to a child who had lost control of their emotions. A tantrum is considered very shocking and unacceptable behaviour and has a very negative connotation.

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  1. When I took the toy from my baby girl, she stamped her feet and screamed as she threw a tantrum.
  2. I hate it when grown men throw a tantrum. It's so childish!

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  1. There is no need to throw a tantrum. We will get the work finished on time.
  2. I had to call the manager onto the floor yesterday because a customer threw a tantrum when her order was incorrect.

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